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How To start Poultry Farming in Nigeria

How To start Poultry Farming in Nigeria

Poultry farming is the breeding of domesticated birds , chicken, turkey, geese, birds, etc for commercial use or business purposes..
Nigeria has a huge market potential for poultry products since people tend to prefer poultry products to red meat because of the health benefits.


STEPS TO START POULTRY FARMING BUSINESS
1. LEARN THE BUSINESS
To start the poultry business, you need to start a training course on how to breed chicks.This will help you acquire the necessary knowledge about the business.

2. SET THE LOCATION OF YOUR FARM
Starting this business require a location and certain things has to be considered such as nearness to the market where the products can be accessible, Good Road network for easy transportation.

3. PURCHASED REQUIRED EQUIPMENT
List of required equipment are listed below for running a poultry farm successfully.
Feeders
Waterers
Nests
Cages
Coops
Crates
Incubator
Egg tray
Lighting instruments
Perches
Brooders or heaters
Ventilation system
Waste disposal system

4.WORKERS FOR THE POULTRY
If you are operating at a low scale (between 100 to 400 chicks) you can safely manage it on your own, but beyond this level, you can recruit some workers to assist you in the daily operations of the poultry.

5.BUYING OF CHICKS
You must search for the trusted poultry farmers and buy from them. Try to avoid the risk of buying unhealthy chicks. If need be, get someone who knows about the business to go with you so you can learn what to buy and what not to buy.

6.SELLING THE PRODUCT
The reason for starting a business is to make sales and selling it is the only way you can make gain or profit.You must begin consultation from the onset of the retailers of chicks and know the price they buy.
Learn more on https://www.roysfarm.com/poultry-farming-for-beginners/

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